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Weddings and Dining at The Captain Linnell House

Elegant... simple... the scent of roses and lavender in the air. Seagulls overhead. Sounds of the sea in the distance ... The Captain Linnell House.

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Welcome to The Captain Linnell House, a dining experience that is an experience in the sensuous, the savory and the sweet. As one of Cape Cod's most distinguished fine dining restaurants, the Captain Linnell House offers a series of intimate and romantic dining rooms in a former sea captain's home. A favorite among Cape Cod's wedding reception and rehearsal dinner venues, The Captain Linnell House is located in Orleans, MA around the corner from Skaket Beach, a picturesque setting for a Cape Cod beach wedding cermony.

A chef owned restaurant, The Captain Linnell House offers expertly prepared classic fare – from appetizers of iced Wellfleet oysters on the half shell, to escargots and baby spinach salad, to entrees of rack of lamb, grilled salmon, roast duckling and pork tenderloins.

Enjoy wine from a large wine selection from our bar or relax in our comfortable lounge before you dine. All dining rooms are elegant with china and table linens and large windows looking over the perfectly manicured gardens.

A Prix Fixe Menu is offered from September to June. Enjoy three course dining of entrées such as Atlantic Swordfish (grilled, served over oven-roasted vegetables, and a touch of beuree blanc) or Breasted Duck (pan-seared with a sun-dried cherry demi-glace).

Experience the Captain Linnell House


  • Dinner Tuesday through Sunday from 5pm. Open Year Round. Closed Mondays.

  • Chef Owned for Over Twenty Five Years

  • Private Rooms Available for Gatherings and Celebrations.

  • Voted one of Cape Cod's Best Places to Eat in Cape Cod Magazine's Where to Eat - Best Restaurant's on Cape Cod May 2013 Issue

  • Vote Best of Cape Cod & The Islands "Fine Dining" By Cape Cod Life Magazine since 1993

  • Voted Best of Cape Cod & The Islands "Most Romantic" By Cape Cod Life Magazine since 1990

  • Voted Best of Cape Cod & The Islands "Best Place for a Wedding" By Cape Cod
    Life Magazine since 2007

  • Zagat's Rated "Exquisite Perfection" since 2005. Top rated 10 for Cape Cod & The Islands since 2007

  • Five Star Rated for Weddings on TheWeddingChannel.com

  • Voted "The Best Wedding Venue" 2012 by Cape Cod Brides on TheKnot.com

The Perfect Cape Cod Wedding Experience

Celebrate your wedding day on Cape Cod in a romantic private mansion around the corner from Skaket Beach in Orleans. A favorite among Cape Cod's wedding reception and rehearsal dinner venues, the Captain Linnell House's stately gardens, elegant and inviting ball room, intimate and romantic dining rooms, perfectly planned wedding menus, and seaside location all combine to create the perfect and most memorable wedding.

At the Captain Linnell House, our wedding packages includes private use of the facility, all necessary staff, professional wedding coordination, wedding menu, chocolate dipped strawberries, champagne, bar, linen, a dancing area and more. Our stately mansion can accommodate up to 200 guests for a ceremony and reception. Our chef will work with you on your wedding reception menu so that your wedding guests, bridal party and you will rank your wedding "the best". Whether you desire a classic sit-down reception dinner or an Hor d'Oeuvres Reception, you can be assured the experienced staff at this romantic Cape Cod wedding reception venue will exceed your expectations with attentive and exceptional service.

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Desserts at Captain Linnell House

The Perfect Rehearsal Dinner Experience

As one of the Cape Cod’s most distinguished dining spots on Cape Cod, the Captain Linnell House offers a series of intimate and romantic dining rooms with garden views that offer a romantic setting.

With an intimate setting and historic location near Skaket Beach in Orleans, along with our customized menus, the Captain Linnell House will make your rehearsal dinner one that your guests will soon not forget.

Choose from Entrees such Scrod In Parchment with Maine crab, shrimp and a lemon-lime vermouth sauce, Chicken Homard roasted and filled with lobster and shrimp stuffing with a sherried cream sauce as well as other savory entrees for your guests.

We will also print and design the keepsake menus that are placed at each guests place setting for you.

Rehearsal Dinners at Captain Linnell House


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